If you are a European citizen and want to emigrate to Mars you
have come to the right address. Earth Mars Travel is the official
European Mars Emigration Office. But beware, before your actual
voyage to Mars starts, a lot of things need to be taken care of.
First you will have to fill in the online
entry form to be able to enter the European Selection Procedure
[ESP]. This programme lasts 6 months and costs €10.000. If
you succesfully pass all the tests and if you have a clean record
you can buy an Earth-Moon-Mars or Moon-Mars ticket. Because not
every flight uses the same trajectory the costs vary. The 1st class
trajectory can bring you to Mars in 30 days. The 2nd class trajectories
take twice the amount of time. The costs are around €100.000
for 1st class and €50.000 for 2nd class.
During the months between ESP completion and departure you will
probably experience, what some people call, 'leaving cradle disease',
an illness where you come to realize that you are going to leave
Earth, your cradle. It is a shocking experience and you best fight
it by ignoring it, just focussing on your every day life. There
is much work to be done in these last months before your flight:
you will have to arrange your departure, perhaps sell your house,
car, furniture, quit your job and last but not least, tell everybody
you are going to Mars. Going to Mars means leaving Earth, most likely
for always. Remember that.
Mars will be your new home and you will help, together with all
the other Martian colonists, making Mars more like Earth. You can
do this literally by helping the Martian
Terraforming Effort or by bringing 'culture': Mars needs writers,
artists, etcetera to give this beautiful planet its own identity.
Maybe Mars ones becomes the Paris of the solarsystem, who knows?
Most people sell their house to pay the EMTraveller
ticket. We understand however that not everybody is able to pay
such a large amount of money. We have our expenses nevertheless
and all the profit made is used to improve our spacetech. The people
who cannot afford it are asked to be patient because the prices
will go down. Spaceflight will become cheaper, that's an established
fact. And don't forget, your ESP certificate is valid for 5 years
and only asks for minor reexamination.
When the money is paid a place is arranged for you on the EMTraveller
spacecraft. Finally you leave Earth heading for a new world:
Mars. There you will first land on Phobos at Ellis Rock, the immigration
centre of Mars. Because of the strict European Selection Procedure
the delay on Phobos won't take long. After Phobos you will land
on Mars in Areopolis.
There your job is waiting for you and your new life will start.